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. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, can i join in paying tribute of highlander battalion in scotland. he served our country and died in the most horrific circumstances and i'm sure the thoughts of the whole house are with his family and friends. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, the whole country has been appalled by the disclosures, the 7/7 victims the parents of holly wells and jessica chapman and, of course, there is a major police investigation on the way. there is one currently under way in our country. this clearly did not get to the truth. it is important that we had inquiries that are public and independent. this is the behavior of individual people. clearly, we cannot start all those. it may be possible to start it earlier. i will be happy to discuss. we will make sure we get this right. it is possible. they can start the process now. they should immediately appoint a senior leader. next year, they will have power to call witnesses on those. they are covering a number of key issues. there is the nature of regulation that is crucial. it is the relationship between the media and the police.
of highlander battalion in scotland. he served our country and died in the most horrific circumstances and i'm sure the thoughts of the whole house are with his family and friends. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, the whole country has been appalled by the disclosures, the 7 victims the parents of holly wells and jessica chapman and, of course, it does not involve police officers who were involved in the original investigation. that clearly did not get to the truth. but i do think that we have inquiries that are public and independent and have public confidence. there are two vital issues that we need to look into. the first is the original police inquiry and why that did not get to the bottom, and the second is about the behavior of individual people and individual media organizations, and has the right hon. john allman says, a book into this country. it may be possible to start some of the work earlier. i'm willing to work to make sure we get this right. >> let me thank the prime minister that i am encouraged that the prime minister does not recognize that we need a full inquiry into what ha
scotland. starting be inevitable referendum that would one day soon bring independence. huge, global events had happened. wanted man wast shot dead by american special forces. osama bin laden had been living in a protected mansion house one hour from islamabad. helicopters landed a group of u.s. navy seals. the al qaeda leader was killed. his body was buried at sea. the world wondered after the retaliation. >> today in particular we should remember the brave servicemen and women who have given their lives in the fight against terrorism around the world. osama bin laden was the manner responsible for 9/11, the terrific killing of americans that remains to this day the largest loss of british life in any terrorist attack. the head of a family group put it as this -- we were raised obviously never to hope for someone's death, but we are willing to make an exception in this case. he was evil personified the and we are willing to make an exception. for those that lost family members on 9/11, i am sure that my friend agrees that the sobering reality is that things are unchanged after the death of
to scotland, too? does include the issues such as policing that have evolved in scotland? >> it does extend it to scotland. we were able to accept a number of points. there was one specific point that the scottish administration wanted dealt with. it concerned the information commissioner's report. it will be dealt with by the inquiry because it is such an important part of the work. when it comes to the relationship between politicians and media, this inquiry will be able to go where the evidence leads. >> there were allegations against some offices and the metropolitan police. protecting us and doing a wonderful job and should not be smeared by this? >> that's an incredibly important point police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. and while, of course, we have to get to the bottom of what went wrong in the met, we shouldn't allow that to undermine the public confidence the people have in the bobby on the beat and the fantastic job they do for us. >> mr. richard burton. >> in response from the question from my right honorable friend, the prime minister said if he
conservative local authorities i can congratulate in scotland. i wish everyone who is going to take part the best of luck. >> speaker, would the prime minister confirm that all witnesses to all aspects of >> the british house of commons is in summer recess. prime minister's questions returns in september. to watch events surrounding the phone hacking scandal, visit our website at c-span.org. on tuesday, news corp's ceo rupert murdoch and his son james marc are scheduled to testify before a british parliamentary committee. they will be asked about phone hacking by news of the world and other news corp. holdings. rebekah brooks is also scheduled to appear, but due to arrest earlier today, her appearance is in question. like coverage of that hearing begins tuesday at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3, c-span radio, and act c-span.org. our coverage continues with former british prime minister gordon browns' first major speech to the house of commons since resigning. he talks about his decision not to launch an inquiry into allegations of phone hacking by news international. it also include remark
. the avoidance of any doubt, upon the prime minister state whether this does extend to scotland to? does include the issues such as policing that have involved in -- involved in scotland? has the security -- about his contacts with his international? >> it does end -- it does extend it to scotland. we were able to accept a number of points. there was one specific point that the scottish administration wanted dealt with. it concerned the information -- information commissioners' report. it will be dealt with by the inquiry cut it is such an important part of the work. when it comes to the relationship between politicians and media, this inquiry will be able to go where the evidence leads. >> there were allegations between -- against some offices and the metropolitan police. >> police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. we have to get to the bottom of what went wrong, we should not allow that to undermine the public confidence that people have and the fantastic job they do. >> the prime minister said he was given credible information regarding andy coulson, he would have
of the metropolitan police, refer to as scotland yard, have worked for news international advising them in a pr capacity. what worked for the government. there is this kind of seedy revolving door between the police and as powerful media company. as i said, when it is calms down a little, police need to look at self-policing, especially with regard to what people do after they left. but it also seems to be an issue plane corruption. police were being bribed by journalists to provide information. that could end up, as the caller said, it has not been that big a part of the story yet. we could have police facing disciplinary hearings if not criminal prosecutions. host: do you see potential of this bringing down the camden government? guest: -- cameron government? guest: people are beginning to think that. if he had an election in six months, it would be serious. it does not look very good. the scandal last year broke a lot of trust in politicians. now you have got a prime minister who appointed someone, his former communications director, a former editor of "news of the world" when the hacking wa
of scotland. this week, i witnessed firsthand the sacrifice of our soldiers. i pay tribute to the bravery and dedication of this particular soldier who was lost under such tragic circumstances. our thought will be with his family and friends at this very sad time. we pay tribute to him and all who serve our country in afghanistan and elsewhere. this morning had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others and in addition to my duties in this house, i shall have further such meetings later today. >> i agree with the sentiments the prime minister has made. it is a dreadful thing thinking one day you will get that knock on the door that he is lost in action. our sympathies go with his father and mother. is it right that yesterday's, which gave 10 billion pounds to the bailout to the banks in greece. we give 7 billion pounds to the bailout in ireland. we give 100 billion a year to the banks in this country for insurance purposes. why does the prime minister not go down to his friends in the city? ? instead -- >> we got the gist. the prime minister. >> first of all, mr. speaker, it is this
congratulate in scotland. i wish everyone who is going to take part the best of luck. >> would the prime minister confirmed that all witnesses will be required to give evidence under oath? >> as i will explain in a minute, it is going to be one inquiry led by the judge. that judge will be the one who will eventually agree on terms to set up the way it is quick to work and be responsible for calling people under oath. >> the british house of commons is in summer recess. prime minister's questions returned in september. to watch past prime ministers questions and events surrounding the phone hacking scandal, visit our website at c-span.org. on tuesday, news corporation ceo rupert murdoch and his son james, chairman and chief fixative of news corporation international, are scheduled to testify before a british parliamentary committee. they will be asked about phone hacking by news of the world and other news corporation holdings. rebekah brooks is also scheduled to attend, but because of her arrest earlier today probability to attend is in question. -- her ability to attend is in question.
were bought and sold. scotland yard claims that people were trying to wreck the current inquiry by leaking allegations the news of the world tried to get some numbers to members of the royal family by blaming police officers. -- bribing police officers. >> once again the ethics that should underpin the relationship between the police and journalists is under scrutiny. police the publicity to help them investigate. but a slew of allegations shows the darker side. >> any journalist trying to persuade police officers to impart sensitive information. that is what the stories are all about. there is a line that cannot be crossed. a member of the royal protection squad has allegedly passed on information and exchange for cash. another profound shock. personal protection officers travel and the same cars as the royals. others are in back of the vehicles. here in the silver van. others guard buildings. the bbc was told that "news of editor was asked for a thousand pounds to be paid to a royal protection officer. the police officer had stolen a confidential directory containing phone num
to their royal regiment of scotland. eyewitness to that first hand the sacrifice from our shoulders. i pay tribute to the bravery and dedication of this particular soldier was lost in such tragic circumstances. our thoughts are with him and his family and friends at this time, and we pay tribute to him and all like him in afghanistan and elsewhere. mr. speaker, this morning, i had meetings with ministerial colleagues and others, and i shall have further such meetings today. >> mr. campbell. >> can i agree with the sentiments that the prime minister has made? yesterday, we gave 10 billion pounds to the banks in greece. we gave 7 billion pounds to ireland. we gave 100 billion, this is the british taxpayer, 100 million per year for the quality of the banks in this country for insurance purposes and our purposes. why does the prime minister not go down to his friends in the city and xs -- ssack a few spivs? >> first of all, mr. speaker, it is this government who has put a bank living on the banks so that they are paying in more every year than they paid in the bank bonus tax under the last gov
event, a referendum on changing the voting system. they voted no. in scotland what else and all of ireland, they were electing new members. and the results varied between surprising and stunning. in wales, they celebrated taking control of the national assembly. in northern ireland, there was a triumph for peter robinson. and the most notable result came in scotland. outside control of the parliament. sparking a force about a referendum one day soon on scottish independence. in twern these events, a huge global event happened. in the early hours of the first of may, osama bin laden, probably the world's most wanted man was shot dead by american special forces. osama bin laden had been living in a protected mansion house in pakistan just an hour away from islama bad. they raided the congresswoman pound. and in the burst of gun fire, the al qaeda leader was killed and his body buried at sea. as america celebrated and the world wondered about retaliation . >> we should remember in particular the brave servicemen and women who gave their lives against terrorism across the world and
. refers to asc car me get don. pointing out nearly four years they laid pileed a scotland yard evidence room. six over stuffed plastic bags gathering dust and little else. treasure trove of evidence listing nearly 4,000 celebrities and politicians and sports stars and police office officials who's phones may have been hacked and now the defunct british tabloid newspaper yet from august 2006 when the items were seized and until the autumn of 2010 no burn bothered to sort through the material and catalog every page. there's also a related story. day of policys for the merdocks and we saw that in the merdock newspaper and new questions for david come rin according to his public diary since taking office is british prime minister met 26 times with executives including mr. merdock and his son and rebecca brooks the former and chief executive and the news editor of the new of the world who re-assigned on friday. along with his son. we'll have live coverage tuesday morning on the c-span networks including c-span radio. more of the "washington journal" in a moment. speaking of radio. the studio
you not properly review the evidence that was at scotland yard? why did you not look at that properly? >> there was nothing to indicate to me in july, 2009, but there was new material that would justify the investment of resources to go through that material. that material may have been placed in beanbags, but it was material that was gone through -- placed in bin bags, but that was material that was gone through. it was reviewed. >> you know when council is focused on a particular indictment, they are going to be focusing on evidence about that indictment. your responsibility was to look at matters outside of the individual indictment. you have thousands of pages of documents. why did you not look at them? >> two people had gone to court. i think it is excepted there was nothing in that "guardian" article that said that is new. we knew about that, so what would possibly persuade made in the absence of new evidence to make those choices? >> we are going to move on, up because you all have questions for the witness. can we keep them as brief as possible? >> i understand you did not rev
. so how far can we trust the yard? >> in this wine bar, just a stunt drove from scotland yard. they were on drinking terms. the latest revelations in this fast-moving story showed that the connection went deeper than s. -- than this. journalists always are looking for information. that is part of the job. in told by a former senior policemen, that and in this bar in the west and, these to be regular meetings between "news of the world" journalists and the head of the media to discuss fraud. i am told that the relationship was incredibly close. former commissioner met with "news of the world" 14 times in two years. >> was there any element of the relationship between the police and "news of the world" that is impeded them from pursuing the fund had been inquiry? that is the question. >> the man who decided not to reopen the hacking inquiry in 2009 has come under pressure to resign. earlier today, he was threatened with suspension, so he jumped. >> we in the police service are truly accountable. those of us to take on the most difficult jobs have to stand up and be counted when
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